From 27th Avenue
East to Bayfront Festival Park this 4.2 mile pathway named the Duluth
Lakewalk traces the shore of Lake Superior, fronting the Duluth
downtown area. Along the way you can take in the beauty of Lake
Superior and the fascinating lure of a working port with foreign
and domestic vessels sailing nearby. At the western end are the
Duluth Entertainment Convention Center complex (including the Omnimax
and Duluth 10 movie theaters), the Great Lakes Aquarium and the
Bayfront Festival Park, where hot tunes sound out on cool summer
nights. In-between are the Canal Park entertainment district, the
icon Aerial Lift Bridge, and sculptures representing Duluth and
its sister cities in Sweden, Russia and Japan. As you continue east
you will pass the Northland Vietnam Veterans and Korean War Memorials,
Leif Erickson Park and the Rose Garden with 2000 rose bushes of
some 99 varieties and numerous trees, shrubs and other flowers.
safe speed and watch out for others. The Lakewalk is intended for
to the right on pathway.
non motorized mechanical vehicles, and in-line skaters use the blacktop
areas and pedestrians use the boardwalk. No bicycles, in-line skates
or other non-motorized mechanical vehicles on the boardwalk.
non motorized mechanical vehicles, and in-line skaters shall maintain
a safe speed depending on the number of others users, the condition
of the trail surface and the weather.
• On the
sections of the Lakewalk where there is only blacktop, pedestrians
have the right away.
and skaters shall use verbal signals such as, “On your left”
when approaching and passing others from behind.
pets on leash no longer than 6 feet and clean up any pet droppings.
The City of Duluth provides “mutt mitts” all along the
Lakewalk for ease of disposal. This is strictly enforced.
don’t litter. Trash containers are located along the pathway.
restrooms are located at the corner of the lake, just west of the
large mural wall and at the Rose Garden parking lot.